Water utilities headline ASTT networking forums

Presentations from managers at Sydney Water, Goulburn Valley Water and South East Water are among the...

Second Bass Strait cable in the works?

Another submarine cable connecting Tasmania to the mainland may become a reality, with Hydro Tasmania recently awarded a contract from the State Government to explore the...

A deal to accelerate the rollout of the nbn network has come into effect with the network’s completion date set for 2020.

Tender: Council on the hunt for trenchless suppliers

Upper Hunter Shire Council is seeking expressions of interest for an upcoming preferred supplier list, with required services including a range of trenchless works.

Tender: Sewer relocation on the Sunshine Coast

A tender has been posted for the supply and installation of water reticulation and sewer infrastructure relocation in Maroochydore.

MidCoast Water has issued a tender for the grouting of abandoned pipework at Bootawa Dam, New South Wales.

Tasmania’s Kingborough Council is seeking tenders for the renewal of stormwater infrastructure in Kingston, near Hobart.

Downer Utilities has teamed up with Cardno and Parsons Brinkerhoff for a new water and wastewater infrastructure consortium serving the City of Logan in southeast Queensland.

From the Chairman’s Desk

We are heading full speed into 2015 and members of the Australasian Society of Trenchless Technology (ASTT) and the trenchless industry in general should be able to look forward to a number of items this year.

From the ASTT Secretary

On behalf of the ASTT, I extend a warm welcome to the following new members:

Victoria Councillor’s report

“The elephant keeps walking as the dogs keep barking.”

South Australia Councillor’s report

For my first column as South Australian councillor, I thought I’d get out the crystal ball to predict what 2015 will bring for the state’s trenchless sector.

Pilot tube microtunnelling: a guide

UEA Project Manager Thomas Carolan examines the extremely accurate and environmentally friendly trenchless technique of pilot tube microtunnelling, from its initial development overseas to its successful deployment on many Australian projects.

Running under rails

A series of microtunnelling projects in the Victorian countryside have overcome heritage-listed parks and gardens, high groundwater levels and a range of subsurface conditions and are now nearing completion.

Renewal of Culverts with Flexible Liners

Interflow Director Dr Ian Bateman looks at the rise of pipeline and culvert rehabilitation using flexible liners, predicting a bright future ahead for the subset of...

Latest developments in lining design

Trenchless industry consultant Lance Horlyck discusses the outcomes of a recent lining design workshop that gathered participants from across the globe – and what these outcomes mean for Australia.

No-Dig Down Under 2015

No-Dig Down Under 2015

08 - 11 September 2015

The ASTT’s No-Dig show will be returning in 2015, this time to the beautiful Gold Coast. No-Dig Down Under 2015 is the 11th conference and exhibition of the Australasian Society for Trenchless Technology (ASTT).

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